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Dupuytren’s contracture

Treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease with Post-Interventional Radiotherapy

At ASTRO 2022, Drs. Richard Shaffer and Michael Heinrich Seegenschmiedt shared a poster on the use radiotherapy for Duyputren’s Disease following interventions such as needle fasciotomy, collagenase injection and limited open fasciectomy. See their findings in the full poster below.

Dupuytren’s Contracture Treatment Options

What is Dupuytren’s contracture? Dupuytren’s contracture is a benign skin condition that first presents as bumps or nodules under the skin of the palm, which start to take on a dimpled appearance. These nodules or bumps can be seen and felt and are sometimes sensitive